This section includes our Disclaimer and Data and Link policies.
Information presented on this Website is collected, maintained, and provided for the convenience of the reader. While every effort is made to keep such information accurate and up-to-date, the City and County of San Francisco does not certify the authenticity of information that originates from third parties.
Under no circumstances shall the City and County of San Francisco be liable for any actions taken or omissions made from reliance on any information contained herein from whatever source nor shall the City and County be liable for any other consequences from any such reliance.
All editorial and creative assets on this web site, including the code used to create web pages, are protected by US and international copyright laws. The City and County of San Francisco reserves all rights to this content.
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“Data” means any of the data that is available for download through DataSF.gov and includes any updates to that data. “Derivative Work” means a work that is based in any way or to any extent on the Data including without limitation any work that uses any of the Data in a modified form. “You” or “Your” refers to any individual or entity that seeks to use the Data.
City’s Intellectual Property Rights Not Affected
Exclusion of Warranties
A. The Data contains information and data compiled and processed by the City and third parties. The City makes no representation or warranty that the information contained in the Data is accurate, true or correct. In using the Data, you understand and agree that the information contained therein is subject to error, and cannot be relied upon without verification or site inspection.
B. You understand and agree that your use of the Data is at your sole risk. The Data is made available on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Should there be an error, inaccuracy, or other defect in the Data, you assume the full cost of correcting any such error, inaccuracy or defect.
Limitation of Liability and Indemnity
A. In no event shall the City be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages (including without limitation, loss of use, time or data, inconvenience, commercial loss, lost profits or savings, or the cost of computer equipment and software), to the full extent that such may be disclaimed by law, or for any claim against You by any third party. In no event shall the City be liable for any claim, including claims by third parties, for loss or damages arising from erroneous Data or information contained in the Data.
B. To the fullest extent permitted by law, You shall indemnify and save harmless the City, from any claim, loss, damage, injury or liability of any kind, nature and description (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, court costs, attorney’s fees and costs of investigation), that arise directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Your use of the Data, including without limitation Your use of the Data in a Derivative Work. In addition to Your obligation to indemnify the City, You specifically acknowledge and agree that You have an immediate and independent obligation to defend the City from any claim which actually or potentially falls within this indemnification provision, even if the allegations are or may be groundless, false or fraudulent, which obligation arises at the time such claim is tendered to You by City and continues at all times thereafter.
Acceptance of Other Conditions
For certain of the Data, there may be additional terms and conditions that are stated in the file containing such Data or on the page from which such Data is accessed. You understand and agree that You are bound by such additional terms and conditions.
The City permits the establishment of external hyperlinks on its official website only if the links strictly comply with this policy. In establishing and maintaining its official website, the City does not intend to create any forum or other means for public discourse. Rather, the sole and limited purpose of the permitted external links is to provide information about the City and its government for residents, businesses and visitors.
Purpose and Disclaimer
The City does not endorse or provide preferential treatment to any third party websites or associated organizations or persons. Additionally, the City does not control third party sites and therefore does not warrant that third party sites are accurate or, reliable, or that they have operational links.
Consistent with the foregoing purpose, it is the City’s policy to limit external links to the following: a) Other governmental agencies; b) Entities with which the City has an existing formal, contractual relationship; c) Entities or events that receive funding from the City or are otherwise sponsored by the City; d) Entities that contribute to City initiatives and that the City wishes to acknowledge; e) Applications that use datasets from DataSF.org; f) the City’s Chamber of Commerce and the San Francisco Travel Association; and g) Webpages that provide free access to traffic and weather information for San Francisco. In addition, the City reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to: a) Deny a link that does not meet the criteria set forth in this policy; b) Deny or discontinue an external link at any time if the website provides or promotes false, slanderous, illegal, infringing or incorrect information; c) Deny or discontinue an external link at any time if a substantial purpose of the linked website is to support or oppose a candidate or ballot measure; d) Remove any external link if the nature of the organization to which the link relates no longer complies with the City’s external link policy; e) Revise this policy without prior notice when the City considers such revision to be in its best interests.